22 June 2018 | Volume 70 - Issue No: 78   Facebook Twitter YouTube YouTube
Television | TV Channels
Dishum TV's quest to succeed in the Bhojpuri market

Week 24 of BARC's data for the Bhojpuri market was out on Thursday. Like most weeks, this time too there were no revelations. For the longest time, this space has been captured by two players - Big Ganga and Bhojpuri Cinema - and there's no evidence to suggest a potential disruption in the market any time soon.
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Television | TV Channels
V6 News set to launch Telugu GEC
VIL Media Pvt Ltd-owned V6 News, a 24-hour Telugu satellite news broadcaster, is set to launch a general entertainment channel. V6 News, launched in March 2012, managed to gain popularity among the audience in Hyderabad and Telangana market within a short span of time.
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Television | TV Channels
Colors Tamil the new entrant in BARC's week 24 data for Tamil market
Colors Tamil, the newly launched Tamil regional channel of Viacom 18, was the new entrant in the Tamil market after BARC released its rating for week 24. Star Maa, a Telugu channel of Star TV, topped the charts, with Big Ganga settling for second position.
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Television | TV Channels
Atul Gawande appointed CEO of Amazon-JP Morgan joint venture
Indian-American surgeon Atul Gawande has been appointed to lead the health care venture formed by e-commerce giants Amazon, JP Morgan and Berkshine Hathway. Gawande has taken the role of CEO at the newly formed entity and will officially start working from July.
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iWorld | Telecom
MyRepublic, Tata Communications sign deal for disruptive mobile services
Tata Communications has inked a deal with Singaporean TelcoTech MyRepublic as it looks to expand its services portfolio from broadband to mobile. While MyRepublic's new mobile services are now available locally in Singapore only, it wants to venture into Australia, New Zealand and Indonesia in future. 
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Television | TV Channels
BARC, Week 24: Rebublic TV dominates, Mirror Now enters top five
Times Network's English news channel, Mirror Now, replaced NDTV in the All India Broadcast Audience Research Council's (BARC) week 24 rantings, as Arnab Goswami's Republic TV continued to dominate the English news market While Aaj Tak led the charts in two Hindi news markets, ABP News replaced News 18 India in top five in the rural segment.
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Television | TV Channels
Zee Anmol retains lead in GEC (U+R) in BARC's week 24 data
Zee Anmol retained its top spot in Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) data for week 24 in the Hindi GEC (U+R) market. While Star Utsav and Rishtey swapped their third and fourth positions in the rural market, Star Plus and Zee TV exchanged second and third positions in the urban segment.
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- Government to add 300 new services to its all-purpose app UMANG by 2019
- Now telecom operators can provide full-fledged internet telephony; check details
  Source: Zee Biz
- MTV wants to make TV shows for streaming services like Netflix, and it's starting with 'The Real World' and 'Aeon Flux'
  Source: Business Insider
- Disney Promises to Double Fox Asset Sales to Win Antitrust Nod
  Source: Bloomberg Quint
- We are stable for the next 5 years, says Rajesh Kaul of Sony Pictures Networks
  Source: Financial Express
- Trai announces name, logo design contest for public Wi-Fi networks
  Source: ET
- DoT allows telcos to make calls over the internet; no clarity for VoIP apps
  Source: Medianama
- North Korea has vowed to destroy key testing site: US official
  Source: he Hindu
- YouTube faces paying billions to music stars after copyright vote
- BBC vows to increase diversity of senior management by 2020

Source: The Guardian

- Intel CEO Out Following Investigation of Relationship With Employee
- Vidcon 2018 Showcases Diverse Voices, Creators of Color

Source: Variety

- YouTube introduces channel memberships, merchandise and premieres
- PayPal to buy Simility, a specialist in AI-based fraud and risk management, for $120M

Source: Techcrunch

- FCC Won't Consider 39% Cap at July Meeting
- FCC Tees Up Kids TV Dereg Options

Source: Broadcasting Cable

- AT&T launching real-time ad exchange platform within 2 years
- Viacom will begin making TV shows for Netflix

Source: Fierce Cable

- Record-Setting Fall Technical Forum Set for Cable-Tec Expo
- FCC Nominee Starks to Get Commerce Vote June 27

Source: Multichannel

- Campaign to save Belgian VRT DVB-T broadcasts
- Cryptocurrency slump hits Russian OTT

Source: Broadband Tv News

Movies | Movies on mutiple platforms
Biopics & sports-based films help popularise sporting culture in India
"Sattar minute, sattar minute hai tumhare paas ... shayad tumhari zindagi ke sabse khaas sattar minute ... (Seventy minutes, seventy minutes is what you have ... may be the most important seventy minutes of your life..)".
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Movies | Hollywood
Special screening of Maharaja Duleep Hollywood biopic at Cannes
Even though no Indian feature film has been selected for the 70th Festival de Cannes this year, an award-winning historic film biopic on the poignant life story of the last King of Punjab - Maharajah Duleep Singh.
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'Distribution has always been the challenge for broadcasters'
Television | TV Channels
&TV presents Laal Ishq - passionate love stories with a supernatural twist
Mam | Marketing
Team ITC makes India proud ,Wins a Silver Lion at the Young Lions Marketers Competition at Cannes
iWorld | OTT
Hoichoi's biggest musical thriller has dropped its TRAILER
Mam | Marketing
Gutenberg Wins Gold in PR Asia Awards for 2018
MAM | Media and Advertising
Future Generali's Father's Day campaign breaks records on digital platforms
Television | TV Channels
Discovery picks Park Avenue address for new global HQ
MAM | Marketing
Kraft Heinz to sell Complan brand in India
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